How To Make Pretzels

Pretzels Photo by Donna My obsession with pretzels began with olives and the lye, but I was only moved to actually figure pretzels out after a comically disastrous demo at the Fabulous Food Show on Saturday.  (Before the demo, hanging out with Symon and Jonathan...

2010 Food Photo Calendar Ready

Photo Post by Donna The final 2010 photo calendar is complete and here are the 16 featured photos (there are 3 months with 2 photos and on the cover is the brown eggs in wooden bowl photo) and there are 12 thumbnail size photos as well. Didn’t know it would be...

Ad Hoc At Home: A NYTimes Bestseller?!

Photos by Deborah JonesAd Hoc at Home, Thomas Keller and company's latest cookbook has just been published and it is his most accessible and warmest book in that it presents food that is quintessentially American, meatballs and noodles, fried chicken, ice cream...

Open Sky: A New E-Commerce Idea and Company

This summer I received an email from a company introducing itself as an e-commerce start up that wanted to return us to the way we used to shop: personally. Founded by John Caplan (who helped to start About.com, then worked as CEO of Ford Models), and a few other...